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One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
~By Mark Roberts ~


I don't like singing before noon.
~By Sting ~


I will play my part by singing the spirit into every open heart.
~By Bobby Womack ~


There's really nothing else I'm going to do with my life. I'd be useless if I weren't singing or acting.
~By Taryn Manning ~


I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.
~By Taylor Swift ~


I hear the singing of the lives of women. They clear mystery, the offering, and pride.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


This is something I love to do. I've never had any other job. I love singing and entertaining.
~By Stephanie Mills ~


I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part.
~By Roy Haynes ~


We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.
~By Ray Manzarek ~


Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


It was an experience being on a Beatles tour. They weren't very good. The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.
~By Robin Trower ~


I don't sing country music because I'm not capable of singing other kinds of music; I sing it because I think it's the most beautiful kind of music there is.
~By Lee Ann Womack ~


My energy to sing, I get it from my singing. Singing was not a reason to make a living. This is the only thing I wanted to do.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


I'm singing the music publisher's theme song - it ain't a commercial.
~By Hoagy Carmichael ~


Country and western is ignored by the intellectuals. They don't look at it as an art form. They think it's just somebody sitting on his couch singing about his life.
~By Ricky Skaggs ~


To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


That's the thing that we said about the horn before: it's a focus issue. It's like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer's playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do?
~By Charlie Hunter ~


Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
~By Georgia O'Keeffe ~


Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life, my singing career. And rightly so. I mean he was the best singer ever.
~By James Darren ~


You can alter movie singing so much because you go into the recording studio and, just technology for recording has gotten so good, you can hold out a note and they can combine a note from take 2 and a note from take 8.
~By Anne Hathaway ~


I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
~By Chris Brown ~


I keep these songs in my head until I get behind the microphone. I never spend more than 30 or 40 minutes singing the vocal or it will sound mechanical. There are always mistakes, but it's about feeling more than being perfect.
~By Brian McKnight ~


My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.
~By Bernie Worrell ~


My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
~By James W. Black ~


I find singing some of Foreigner's older songs are a little reckless and not exactly who I am now.
~By Lou Gramm ~


When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time.
~By Sting ~


The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring.
~By Burl Ives ~


Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.
~By Al Jarreau ~


Actually I have been singing since I was a kid.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


Singing beautiful melodies is one thing, but to deliver the text so that the people understand it, even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.
~By Jim Dale ~


I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


My other advice is to start writing songs and singing right away.
~By Jerry Harrison ~


See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.
~By James Galway ~


As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing 'Madonna Whore' back at me. I thought... this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town.
~By Patrick MacGill ~


Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
~By Eddie Izzard ~


Since I have been singing for so many years, I don't always need to approach a song quite so laboriously and meticulously.
~By Kate Smith ~


What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


When I started really singing I was 17, 18 years old. I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx. My knees would shake but I learned by doing.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.
~By Willie Nelson ~


I enjoy singing, and the instruments which truly move me are the horn, the trumpet and the cello.
~By Roger Bannister ~


I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
~By Blair Underwood ~


That's the best way to feed the human mind. That's how Bob Marley did it. He never put it in your face. After you got the groove, you were just singing the hooks, because you thought it was cool.
~By Wyclef Jean ~


I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I'm singing. It comes down to being believable. You don't have to be likeable; generally, though, I think I am.
~By John Mayer ~


I don't want anything to get in the way of me and my singing. I want my mind as clear as possible.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


I don't want to wreck my voice. I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid. If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues. That was singing.
~By Ethel Waters ~


I think people who don't believe in God are crazy. How can you say there is no God when you hear the birds singing these beautiful songs you didn't make?
~By Little Richard ~


Dysphonia is not a singing problem. It's a voice box issue in the muscle on the voice, very different from having a nodule on the vocal cords, which I've never had. I'm lucky that I've never had that. It needs a long renewal time, and even today, I am still addressing it.
~By Shania Twain ~


Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


I love songwriting. It's second to my love for singing in how I express myself.
~By Michael Bolton ~


Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time.
~By David Friedman ~


But this is pretty new for me, both songwriting and singing.
~By Krist Novoselic ~


How nice the human voice is when it isn't singing.
~By Rudolf Bing ~


I love Ruth Brown, not just her singing, but Ruth Brown has more girl power than anyone, because she fought hard against people who ripped her off and then helped other artists through the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.
~By Ronnie Spector ~


I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
~By Don Henley ~


I was singing about six notes higher than I had to, in a range that kept me up in a bubblegum sound.
~By Nancy Sinatra ~


I will confess I did none of my own singing. I did all my own costume and makeup, though.
~By Gary Cole ~


I consider myself as a singer first, but something that really helped me come into my own is that there's not a separation between me singing and me playing the guitar. The two fed off the other.
~By Shawn Colvin ~


When you're singing you can hear the echo of people in the audience singing every single word with you, and that was that big dream that I had for myself. It's happening.
~By Taylor Swift ~


My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
~By Casey Abrams ~


Or if I have my head in the results, I can't work with what I have, because I'm trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you're screwed, nothing will work.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.
~By Venerable Bede ~


I started singing in the bathroom. Nothing was coming out. It was ghastly.
~By Rod Stewart ~


Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


My singing is my hobby. It's me and my brother. We just enjoy writing music.
~By Taryn Manning ~


I really enjoy singing and I really enjoy acting, but singing I've been doing since I was really young.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


I don't think we should speak so much. What if we were singing a song? We split, whilst singing.
~By Jean Gabin ~


There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises.
~By P. J. Harvey ~


I was singing a lot of waltzes. And I was with Jerry Kennedy, my producer, and he was playing me some songs, and he said, hey, I want to play you this song that I'm going to get Jackie Ward to record.
~By Reba McEntire ~


I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know.
~By Billie Holiday ~


My heart is like a singing bird.
~By Christina Rossetti ~


My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.
~By William Hung ~


Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
~By Joss Whedon ~


I saw part of The Singing Detective on TV in New York. I said, Something is going on here.
~By Alain Resnais ~


But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows.
~By Placido Domingo ~


But I was singing loud, and most singers weren't singing loud.
~By Little Richard ~


I'm facing upstage, with my back to the audience, and the spotlight comes up on my back as I start singing.
~By Tom Wopat ~


The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


There happened to be guitar classes at the college, and there was a guitar teacher there with whom I used to play. In addition, I also would go out into country schools and teach little kids basic guitar and singing a few times a week.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


I think singing traditional country is wonderful, because I'm bringing it to my generation and to the younger kids.
~By LeAnn Rimes ~


I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me. As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage. It felt like I was in the air forever, flying like Superman.
~By Aaron Carter ~


If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing, a lot of people would be drowning.
~By Simon Cowell ~


My own singing voice is not very good and I don't think that anybody really sings in their own voice.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume.
~By Hedda Hopper ~


I started out when I was about 12, playing drums. I started singing when I was about 15.
~By Layne Staley ~


I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
~By Joe Cocker ~


I'd love to do a character with a wife, a nice little house, a couple of kids, a dog, maybe a bit of singing, and no guns and no killing, but nobody offers me those kind of parts.
~By Christopher Walken ~


There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
~By Sebastian Bach ~

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